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    August 3, 2012
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start you morning with a daily dose of politics from a fresh perspective. >>i'm a slutty bob hope. the troops love me. >>only on current tv. >> announcer: taking your e-mails on any topic at any
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show." live on your radio and current tv. >> bill: hey, lots of comments and responses to our question, we asked at the very top of the hour. should the kkk be allowed to adopt a highway in georgia. couple of people say yeah, sure. likely anderson says anybody should be allowed to do something positive. and kenneth tros agrees, yes you might not like them doing it but you can't stop every organization from doing a charitable service you don't agree with politically. >> bill: i disagree. i wouldn't let the kkk adopt a highway. sheldon siegel says they should be allowed to adopt it only if they can be paved under it. >> eric nelson, how do we know they're not doing this to win sympathy. chris jones, yes they can adopt well. that's a good point, you know, right?
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>> yeah, sure. >> bill: john carter says sure! let them adopt it. because then everybody will know where to dump their trash. [ laughter ] >> bill: pile up your trash and cake it down to the kkk highway. >> they may have swayed me with that one. >> bill: he heard the kkk changed its mind when they realized the highway was paved with black asphalt. bill is happy with yesterday's combination of meredith shiner and lynn sweet. they were great, he says especially on together. yeah. they are. we'll bring them back. >> announcer: this is the "bill
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>>. >> in the house, we have about 140 co-sponsors of the bill, bi-partisan sponsors of the legislation and we want to offer it as an amendment to the farm bill on the floor if that ever comes up in the house. >> yeah. >> there is a lot of consternation about what to do in republican leadership about the farm bill because a lot of them are concerned about the price tag on the bill. the democrats are concerned about cuts in the newtrition programs, nutrition assistance programs for the poor. >> senator feinstein has the legislation in the senate. pushing it in the house. if you want to join forces encourage you to do so with the humane society. it's humanesociety.org. it's wayne's waynehumansociety.
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you are doing such great work. thank you, thank you. thank you. >> bill, thank you. you are doing such great work. a great supporter. >> great work. >> no great work. thank you. no thank
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[ ♪ theme ♪ ] >> bill: good morning, everybody! and welcome to the "full court press" on this tuesday, june 12. so good to see you today. i'm bill press. liberal and proud of it. and look forward to talking with you about all of the big issues of the day. we're coming to you live from our nation's capital and ready to take your calls at 1-866-55-press. here on current tv and on the "full court press" where there is also underway a battle for the heart and soul of the republican party, jeb bush telling reporters yesterday in washington that he doesn't recognize or respect today's republican party.
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they've become so extreme says jeb bush that neither his father nor ronald reagan could get elected today in a republican primary. so let's throw the extremists out and get back to some good, sensible, moderate republicans who want to get things done. we'll talk about that and a whole lot more here on today's "full court press." here we get the latest from jacki schechner out in los angeles where she's got today's current news update. good morning, jacki. >> good morning, bill. good morning, everybody. the department of justice says it plans to sue the state of florida for refusing to stop purging state voter rolls in violation of -- there we go. sorry about that. so the secretary of state basically saying that the laws are in place to -- for voting and the state has the legal right within nine days of general elections.
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[ indiscernible ] the secretary of state is suing the department of homeland security. i'm sorry, forgive me. they're allowed to collect donations via text message. they voted unanimously to allow people to give money through their mobile devices. both democrats and republicans support the move saying it will allow for more public process. we'll be back with more for you after the break. stay with us.
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>>it's the place where democracy is worth just as much as donald trump's. we must save the country. it starts with you.
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[ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> broadcasting across the nation on your radio, and on current tv this is "the bill press show." >. >> gabby douglas, just 16 years old, wins the gold and wins the hearts of americans. our new rock star. good morning, everybody. what do you say? happy friday. it is friday august 3rdrd. this is the full court press coming to you live all the way across this great land of ours from our nation's capital and brought to you on your local progressive talk radio station, of course and on current tv. good to see you. thank you for joining us for today's round-up of the big stories of the day. we will not only tell you what's
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going on. hey, what's important about "full-court press" is you are part of the program. you are part of the conversation. you have a seat at the table any time and you take that seat by just giving us a call. sound off at 866-55-press. lots going on today, and we are going to be talking health care. we are going to be talking citizens united. we are going to be talking jobs over the next couple of items. we start off talking health care with the deputy editor of think progress, igor vulsky. thank you for joining us. >> thank you for having me. >> tuesday, we have tuesdays with judd, the senior edit of think progress. now we are branching out. we can't get enough of think progress. >> the more the better. >> exact. now, everybody knows where we get all of our material. >> that's a true statement. think progress, i am one of our researchers for our show. think progress is one of the
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first sites i check every afternoon for what we are going to talk about the next morning. it's a must-check site. >> check is in the mail. >> peter ogburn. >> good morning. >> and our videographer cyprian bowlding, a big wave every morning. this weekend, a big, big event for those who care about the space program, which i do. hasn't been getting a lot of attention, but this is colossal. we are going to land another one of those rovers on the planet mars. >> that's going to be there for like the next two years, going around and getting samples and sending information back and everything. it's incable they can do that. this guy, do you go mccutcheon is head of the mars unit as part of nasa. i think he has a good way of explaining what's significant about this. >> we are about to land a trunk load of instruments. this is a pretty amazing feat.
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getting. >> open the trunk and it has the toolbox in the trunk. >> are they sending a lilt recall car in space? >> literally, a mini. >> a camry all the way to mars. >> i did it with a friend of mine in los angeles who was going to be there sunday night at jpl lab, in the control room. >> no way. >> watching the thing. it's really cool, you know whatever the satellite or whatever it is that's taking it up there, near mars and there is a parachute. >> a rocketship. >> okay. the parachute opens and the rover comes down and then there is a crane actually that will lower it and put it right on the surface. >> they are doing this from however far mars is away from here? millions of miles? >> unbelievable. >> will we be able to watch any of that, i wonder. >> we have the olympics. we can at least have this. >> this might be the only thing that could pull me away from the
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olympics. i might actually watch this. >> they are going to tape delay it if it's on nbc. >> that's true. >> why don't you find out and let us know before the end of the program. i think it's very exciting. again, citizens united. health care here at the top of the hour and jobs in the next hour. but first: >> this is the full"the full court press". >> other headlines making news two major gold medal wins for the u.s. in lonton. michael phelps picked up his 20th medal beating teammate ryan lochte in the medly. lochte got silver third straight olympic win in that event and gymnastics was about 16-year-old gabby douglas perfecting the all around competition for the gold medal, becoming the first african-american to do so. >> she is phenomenal. i want to say, you know, michael phelps has shown he is a real real great athlete. >> the greatest olympian of all
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times. no question. >> he deserves a lot of credit and a lot of thanks and ryan lochte has sort of, you know though one-night stands. >> all he has time for. >> right. >> but he had a one-night-stand the way it worked. >> right. it wouldn't be a complete thinkrip for the president without stopping somewhere to eat. no exception yesterday in orlando, florida. president obama had his mottor cade cade pull over at the el bario cafe suck ling pig and fried plantains. he bought bought pulled pork with rice and beans and took time to take pictures. >> buena vista social club. >> all right. i read it was a puerto rican restaurant. >> i thought it was cuban. okay. >> obama singing. >> finally a rough day.
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>> he was born in cuba. >> cuba kenya. >> a rough day for facebook. stock dipped below $20 after it's debut in may plus two key executives announced departure and facebook admitted 83 million of its user accounts are fake or believed duped. 3 million of its user accounts -- a million of its suserstusers
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>> bill: new gps system or maps? >> the maps. >> they have a whole new maps. it basically works as a gps so you know the garmin gps that you can buy now? this will essentially replace that. it is a whole new traffic service. tells you if there's construction or delays. gives you turn by turn directions. sort of does exactly what the gps things do. >> bill: you tell it where you want to go and it gets you there. i'm telling you, pretty soon you won't even take the wheel. >> part of the whole thing -- >> bill: it is coming, i'm telling you. you'll get in this little vehicle and say take me to the ritz-carlton. >> part of the roll-out includes, there will be cars are being done to take your horse. >> bill: right. take me to the holiday inn. man of the people here. 13 minutes after the hour.
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yes, indeed, the net roots nation. over the weekend, big rock star there. karl frisch we talked to yesterday about it. elizabeth warren herself down from boston to speak to the nation's progressive activist. we want to check in and see how that campaign is going. nobody's closer to it than the political editor at boston.com glen johnson. hey, glen, good morning. good to talk to you. >> hey, bill, how are you? >> i'm good. what's the lay of the land up in massachusetts? has elizabeth warren finally put this native-american little kerfuffle to rest and focusing back on the campaign? how's it going? >> she's always tried to focus on the campaign. it is scott brown who hasn't been as cooperative. but it seems like you know, that has subsided somewhat and her argument that you know, people
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want to -- more focus on substantive issues, i think the thing that's really taken over the race in the last ten days or so is starting with her winning the democratic nomination at the state convention and eliminating the possibility of a primary challenge has been a debate itself over debates between the two candidates. when she won the nomination, she immediately said that she would like to debate scott brown and then he cornered her immediately after that by saying okay, let's go and he started accepting debates unilaterally and so now they're in this sort of standoff over what debates they're going to do and the thing that's interesting is they're not talking to each other. they're talking past each other and posturing through the media. and the development yesterday was vicky kennedy, the widow of ted kennedy, invited both of them to a debate toward the end of september that's going to be moderated by tom brokaw which really puts both of them in an interesting position. elizabeth warren has already
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said she'll do it. scott brown says he's considering it. that es a pretty high profile invite to turn down. >> bill: she's doing this, i understand, at the edward m. kennedy institute, right? we have a big, big hour and the i.q. will go way up. how are you ever going to solve the problem if you don't look at all of the pieces? >>tv and radio talk show host stephanie miller rounds out current's morning news block. >>you're welcome current tv audience for the visual candy. >>sharp tongue, quick whit and >>you just think there is no low they won't go to. oh, no. if al gore's watching today...
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>>you just think there is no low they won't go to. oh, no. if al gore's watching today... septic disasters are disgusting and costly, but avoidable. the rid-x septic subscriber program helps prevent backups by i.q. will go way up. how are you ever going to solve the problem if you don't look at >> health care better and more coast-effective. scepter for american progress with a new proposal after. that igor volsky is with us. this is an important issue to all of us. 866-55-press it's important to all of us because we are all paying for it. >> one way or another. >> one way or another whether we are benefitting from some of these services or not or whether we need them at the present time. we will eventually. we are paying for it now. 866-55-press. any questions or any comments. so, is this proposal -- is your -- are your proposals part of any legislation, number 1? >> a lot of these pieces have been introduced before.
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this is kind of a push to do it yet again, to say that parts of these proposals or the whole thing can be, you know can be introduced in a bill. but you take something like safe harbor, which is this idea that we got to reform the malpractice system. republicans talk about it differently. they say malpractice reform is some kind of silver bullet and if you only cap, you know, how much is paid out. it doesn't work. we saw in texas. it doesn't work. it doesn't work elsewhere. what safe harbor says is doctors follow certain guidelines t they are within those guidelines, then they are protected. they are within a safe harbor. it's something president obama supported, the senator senator hillary clinton supported when she was in the senate. so you kind of have pieces is that have already been introduced into law but they don't have the push that they need. >> and where the are the insurance companies on this? are they with you?
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one would think they would be. >> the insurers they are big fans of delivery system reform because again, the less they pay, the happier they are. this is the other piece is that there is a lot of pieces you can work with industry on to get it going. >> ultimately, this would have to be done can be done some of it by regulation. a lot of the pieces. legislation for what can you do. standing exploding and so these
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are the reforms. you you. this is centser for american progress. this is the next step in the battle for providing all americans good basic health insurance. let's talk about it at 866-55-press with igor volsky from think progress. >> on your radio and on current tv, this is the bill press show. [ ♪ theme music ♪ ]
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>> radio meets television the bill press show now on current tv. >> the headline in the hill newspaper this morning, "liberal group unveils blue print for second health care reform law." let's talking about the center for american progress proud to be known as a liberal organization, as i am proud to be known as a liberal talk show host. hello, everybody. igor volsky from think progress in studio with us talking about their proposal for what they call the next generation of health care, a more cost-efficient program. igor, let's say a quick hello from chris from christianburg, virginia. >> hi. good morning. >> good morning. what do you have to say here this morning? >> i have a concern i would like
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to hear your guest address. >> uh-huh. >> the possibility that doctors, health care providers would be tempted to dump patients when they are not expecting a good outcome for fear it would have a bottom line issue. >> i think that's a very real fear. there are doctors today who will just refuse to take medicare patients or -- and medicaid patients. so if they are told we have to, you know, clean our practice up, we will just refuse to go along with that program, do it our own way. >> you kind of see that problem in medicaid where the reimbursement rates are a lot lower. medicare, you don't really because it's such a big payer that a doctor can't say, look. i am turning down medicare. it makes up a big portion of their practice. so i think the really important part here is that you got to do delivery system reform in a way that doesn't really personalize the doctor -- penalize the doctor in the sense that they are going to be paid less but
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they are going to be paid differently. they are going to be encouraged to provide care in a way that improves the patient. doctors go, i think, into medicine, most of them, to help the patient, to help people. >> uh-huh. >> it's really not a place you go go. most of the practices where the idea is, let's make more money. let's make a lot of money. >> that's wall street. and other places. so i think that if you have systemwide reform, you work with the public sector and the private sector. what we propose in the paper is something called payor rate setting where you have payors hospitals and doctors negotiating with medicare and private pairs to have one rateyors to have one rate. >> good luck with this program. i think this is a way to go. forget about trying to repeal obama care. let's try to make it better and more coast effective. centre for american progress is doing that. thank you. >> thank you. >> this is "the bill press
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show." [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] her unique mix of comedy and politics to current tv. >> it's like a reality show, they're just turning cameras on and we just do our thing. >>politically direct to me means no b.s., the real thing, cutting through the clutter. i'm energized to start my show everyday because it's fun, because i care about what's going on in this country, rather than some sort of tired banter it is actual water cooler talk it's the way people really talk about these issues. we've always considered ourselves a comedy show. let me just say i am not ready for my close up. i think it's important to laugh. i think it will be exciting, because you can't script three hours of radio. what is going on? i can't tell you how many times right wingers call the show and say, "i don't agree with anything you say, but your show is funny as hell." the only thing that can save america now, current tv. can i say that?
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[ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> heard around the country and seen on current tv this is the bill press show. >> we have never seen so much money in political campaigns as we have this year, particularly coming from the super p.a.c.s and the people like foster freese and sheldon adelson and the koch brothers and they can spend all they want, and a lot of it without knowing who is putting the money up thanks to the citizens united case which is maybe the second worst decision ever by any supreme court ever, topped only by the dread scott decision. but some people are determined
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they are not going to let citizens united stand. a public citizen is one organization that's way out in front in trying to organize support nationwide for overturning citizens united. and mark hayes is head of the democracy for the people campaign at citizenship united. good to see you. >> thanks for having me. >> your main thrust is this constitutional amendment to overturn citizens united. right? and massachusetts joined the fight a couple of days ago? >> yes. we were very excited to see in the late-breaking hours the state lanny slatetors ending session, the legislator called on congress to put forth a constitutional amendment that would overturn citizens united and related cases and restore the first amendment and constitutional rights to the people. because as overwhelmingly most americans know sort of in their bones, democracy is for people, not not for corporations.
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>> corporations are not people. >> exactly. >> shall we add that too? >> good second call there yes. >> massachusetts joining what other states? do you remember? >> yeah, six other states have taken similar steps with hawaii, vermont, rhode island maryland and new mexico have passed other measures calling for the same action from congress. >> as a -- i am making a big leap here, but i am going to aseem that if you work for -- as a public citizen, you are a progressive. as a progressive, are you afraid of a constitutional amendment? if you open up the constitution isn't everything up for grabs? >> can he don't take the issue of the constitution lightly. it's a huge undertaking and, you know, fraught with complexity. but i think there are two reasons why we need to approach constitutional reform as a response to citizens united. the first is that, frankly, our hands are almost tied.
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there are interim solutions we can pursue to address this deluge of money pouring into our elections, the reality is we can't go back to where we were before due to the court's decision. the second is, when you look at the history of constitutional reform constitutional amendments have been the means and the ends sought by progressive reformers in other eras. >> equal rights amendment? >> the 17th amendment. these were goals and the vehicles for goals that progressives sought for many, many years. so it's within our grasp. it's part of something we should pursue if we are really going to take back our democracy and we should embrace that opportunity. >> isn't the quickest way to do it to get the supreme court to change its mind? >> you know, that's certainly not out of the question. obviously, it's been done before. >> right. >> but, you know, when you look at the political composition out there, the likelihood of finding the right people at the right time to get on the court, you
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know it's anybody's guess whether that's going to happen. meanwhile, that distorting effect of money is going to change the political process in such a profound way that the leverage we need as progressives to -- and as independents really to fight for a government that is really responsive to people may slide out from underneath us. >> and could congress pass legislation that would overturn citizens united? >> congress can pass legislation that can push for greater disclosure. they can push for legislation that would require, for example corporations to seek approval from their shareholders before they spend the money in elections but these are things that really kind of slow down the machine but don't stop it. what citizens united did was really render a whole range of legislation, not to mention at the federal and state level unconstitutional.
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so if they attempted to set reasonable limits on spending by the so-called outside groups it would literally be unconstitutional. >> this court would say? >> that's correct. >> unless anthony kennedy our john roberts said we have to realize we were wrong. >> they put the pour in our hands. we have to say no. actually, we believe that our government and the people should have tools to guard against the corrupting influence of money in. >> recently, the court had an opportunity to, if they wanted to go back and look at what's it been now? two years since citizen united? >> uh-huh. >> it's been two years. let's see how it's working. let's see whether or not what justice kennedy said in his decision -- majority decision, was right, that there is no evidence that money corrupts the political system. >> exactly. >> they had that opportunity when this montana -- montana had
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out-lawed corporate con contributions. that came before the court. they could have looked at that. that tells you what? >> it tells us pushing for a constitutional amendment is the road we need to pursue. >> you can't count on this court? >> exact. and basically reinforced the findings that the court brought forth in the citizens united decision despite the fact there is huge public outcry and the court is out of touch with our modern political system. the court chose not to pursue it and, you know, montana, i think it was a symbolic victory that montana had this history of pushing back against corporate interference in their political system because they saw firsthand at the turn of the september tree what happens when the copper kings and the mining barons can buy a senate seat. >> that's why they passed the corrupt practices. >> 100 years ago or something like that? >> yeah. many of these reforms were actually passed at that time. we certainly are looking at the
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prospect of another gilded age and that's why we need to kind of -- the kind of reform we need now. >> mark hays is head of the democracy is for people project at public citizen. a constitutional amendment to overturn citizens united. is that going too far or something that we all ought to be behind? 866-55-press. you know the toll-free number. remind us. how do you get a constitutional amendment? it's not easy. >> no. >> it's a good thing it's not easy. right? >> right. >> the constitution would have been ripped apart many times. >> it's meant to be challenging, worthy of the effort. the most typical approach is congress introduces an amendment or proposes an amendment. it must be passed by two-thirds of each chamber of congress. >> there are many members, we've talked to some of them here on the show, who are being -- bernie sanders is one. >> correct. >> keith ellison and i forget who the others are. >> in the past year alone, 13
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different amendment proposals. mostly it's conversation starters but it's fascinating and encouraging to see people are willing to have those conversations. now, at our count, about 120 members at congress, senate and house side are supportive of the amendment in general. >> congress, it has to be introduced two-thirds of each body has to approve it? >> correct. >> is there any other way you can get it? then the states? >> three-quarters of the states have to ratify it. >> has to start in congress. correct? >> typically, that's been the way it's been done for the last years. >> i was wondering if people could bypass congress. >> article v part of the constitution basically allows a constitutional convention to be called. if two-thirds of the states call for a convention, it could be convened. the challenge is we have only done that once when we wrote the constitution. people really don't know exactly how that mechanism works. and, it's unclear whether by convening a constitutional convention rather than discussing one topic you are actually opening up the entire
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thing. >> that's been the fear, of course. >> yeah. >> anything is up for grabs. >> yeah. >> so are you asking people around -- americans around the country to sign a petition to get behind this or what? >> basically, the key strategy we are pursuing has been to ask people to stand up and be counted in their community, asking people to join the democracy for people campaign but the vehicle that's the most effective is passing the state and local resolutions and other measures that basically demonstrate a community, a body politic, that want this to happen. it's like a straw poll or a national count. it doesn't have a binding force. it has the political post ent see that we need to lay the grassroots foundation, not only to get it to congress. >> the more states that pass these resolutions obviously, the more political pressure builds up on congress to do something about it. 866-55-press. again, constitutional amendment, is that the way to overturn citizens united?
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mark hays here from public citizen on today's edition of the full-court press. we will be right back. >> on your radio, on t.v. the bill press show new on current tv. of >>oh really? >>tax cuts don't create jobs. the golden years as the conservatives call them, we had the highest tax rates, and the highest amount of growth, and the highest amount of jobs. those are facts. >>"if you ever raise taxes on the rich, you're going to destroy our economy." not true! of sununu, you're wrong. mitt romney, you're wrong.
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we need more teachers, not fewer teachers and more cops and more firefighters that support our
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on "the gavin newsom show." only on current tv. >> announcer: this is the "full >> 14 minutes before the top of the your, we are talking citizens united with mark hayes a public citizen. i'll get back to your calls at 866-55-press in just a second. a new feature here, once week,
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we want to take just a minute out to recognize the people who get it done, the ones who really get it done and for the first time we've got to recognize a young woman, goby douglas only 16 years old winning the gold last night in the all around gymnast event at the olympics. that's her second gold, she also won a gold also part of the women's gymnastics team a couple of days ago. she is just an absolute phenomenon. they call her the flying squirrel. >> nice. >> she is like 4'6". >> she's so tiny. if you watch her when she does her move, the muscles just look like they're going to burst out of her leg. it's amazing. >> the stories i read about, she was from virginia but sent out to iowa or someplace to train and for the last three years she's done nothing but work,
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work work, work. she's been on television saying mommy, i want to come home and she stuck to it and really, really delivered. gabby douglas certainly gets it done. we congratulate her we're proud of her makes us all feel great about our team u.s.a. this feature brought to you by granger with over 900,000 products for the ones who get it done. >> hi, what do you say, good morning? >> first of all, you were talking about amendments. >> yeah, the ones that changed the age of voting for 18 passing in seven months, that was pretty quick, but you don't need an amendment. what has to happen is the house of representatives hat power to control the supreme court and make laws so that they can -- they have to follow the federal code of justice when it comes to
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judges. they have to be controlled, they have to be told how to behave. the congress, the constitution unfortunately was vague, said they only have to act in good behavior. shouldn't have to be doing amendments to do an end run around bad decisions. >> i appreciate that, bill, but mark, it seems to me that the supreme court they're there for life, an independent group. the house of representatives can't tell them what to do. >> the constitution, it's an interesting document. there's a lot of ways to interpret it, despite the fact some folks think it's an originalist document and can only be determined one way. i'm not a lawyer. i can't say that they have that power, but our litigation team has spoken with campaign finance experts from different walks of life and we're pretty confident that the amendment needs to be the one that is given not only what powers people generally understand to be available to
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congress, but what the political realities are. >> so what do you say to people on the other side, say well listen yeah, sheldon may put up $10 million, whatever it is, that's his right free speech, right? money is free speech and he's exercising first amendment rights. >> for decades congress in a bipartisan fashion recognized that actually there were different forms of speech that required different levels of regulatory oversight and we still have that dealing with issues related to obscenity or other kinds of speech. it wasn't until buck lie v.voleo that money in a campaign, that people who are spending money to engage in speech should be allowed to do so in pretty free fashion.
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so, you know, that's another place where the court has sort of like gone in a direction that's allowed more and more spend to go occur and we just think it's distorted the political process. the founders were actually relatively clear. they understood the corrupting influence of money. there's numerous quotes from thomas jefferson and others. i think at the end of the day. it's actually up to us. it is our constitution and we need to be able to embrace our power to clarify what those first principles really entail in our society today. when you look at the sheldon adelson's of the world it's a level of speech, the 1% of the 1% are spending the lion's share, literally 90% of the
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money spent. that's annual gar keyic process. >> >> massachusetts became the next state, are there other states considering. >> public citizens played a supporting role in montana there's a resolution on the ballot there for voters to decide whether or not to put fort a constitutional amendment. colorado has three more days to get enough signatures to get a similar resolution on the ballot there. >> all our listeners in denver and anywhere in colorado, get busy sign that petition and get
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that on the ballot. >> that's right. >> i was skeptical of the first members of congress that came in to talk about this, but may be the bay to go. it's one way for the public to express our outrage about citizens united and demand some action be taken. >> i agree. it's just an opportunity to raise discourse about how we want our democracy to operate and take this finance out and get to the heart of what our democracy means to us. >> citizen.org is the website for public citizens. mark great to see you today. >> thanks for having me, bill. good to be on the show. >> this is the bill press show, live on your radio and current tv.
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>> announcer: this is the "bill press show." >> bill: hey, how about it. president obama, busy schedule today. >> all right in the next hour, economic expert dan colender will join us just in time to talk about the jobs report for the month of july which will be coming from the labor department in about a half hour and he will talk about what it means with all of us. president obama not on the road today. he is back at the white house and he's going to make good use of his time there. he and the vice president getting their daily briefing at february 30:00 this morning. at 11:00 the president will huddle briefly with his senior advisers and then i will be
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joining him as well as the rest of the white house press corps at 11:45 in the south court auditorium in the executive office building where the president ising into to deliver remarks object the need for congress to act to insure that taxes don't go up on 90% of the americans next year, pushing congress to pass a tax cult for 98% of americans when the taxes on the other 1% expire. of course, we'll see i'll be down there and tell you all about it on monday. so another hour together here on the full court press and jobs report in the next hour. and mitt romney in more and more trouble on his taxes as harry reid asks did he really pay taxes the last 10 years.
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>> hey, good to see you today this is the full court press on current tv, your new morning show on current tv. good to have you with us today great to see you on this friday, august 3rd. we've got lots to talk about today, including the fact that as you know, the droughts are getting worse crops are burning up. yesterday, house republicans decided that they were going to go home rather than pass any farm bill or provide emergency assistance to farmers out there across america. you know what i think? i think john boehner ought to be fired for political malpractice. they ought to stay here and do their job.
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that's one of the things we're going to talk about here in this last hour together. we start out as always with today's current news update from lisa ferguson in los angeles. good morning. >> good morning, bill, good morning everyone. we should get a ruling by the end of the month on pennsylvania's controversial voter i.d. law. layers gave arguments last night. it could stop 1 million people from cast be their ballot come november. advocates say it is to prevent voter fraud and a new study says voter laws do protect minority voters. they forget to mention the paper's author. horace cooper has quite a history of false tying documents. as it is reported this morning he was not middle of the abromov scandal. he wrote the voter i.d. study for the national public policy
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research. the group calls itself a conservative think tank. >> no disaster relief for american ranchers for the next five week. as bill mentioned earlier congress is leaving on august recess before passing a new farm bill or short term aid package. it's an especially hard blow considering the recent lack of rain. the drought upon for released yesterday says 23% of land is in extreme drought condition. a pile of other bills is left unturned including a renewal to protect women from domestic violence and routine spending bills and tax measures. jobs report will be out within the hour. if romney is elected president he said he'll add 12 million jobs over just four years. back with more bill. stay with us.
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>> we talk a lot about the influence of money in politics. it is the defining issue of this era. the candidate with the most money does win. this is a national crisis.
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[ ♪ theme ♪ ] >> announcer: broadcasting across the nation on your radio and on current tv, this is the "bill press show." >> bill: yep, michele bachmann >> hey, what about that farm bill the drought, all those farmers hurting and needed relief? house republicans say forget about it! we don't care about you guys. they decided to go home instead of passing a farm bill. political malpractice indeed. happy friday, it is friday, august 3, this is the full court press coming to you live from our nation's capitol booming all across this great nation of ours. with the news of the day here in washington around the country
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and globe we'll tell you what's going on and take your call at 866-55-press. good to be back with you after a couple of days with my colleagues. we were meeting with the t.v. critics association at the beverly hilton hotel. chenk yger and others. >> you look tan. >> we were laying out by the pool, you know you go to los angeles, you've got to get in the sun. i didn't mind getting away for a couple of hands. i knew you were in good hands with peter. thank you for flying the ship the last couple of days. >> you wouldn't want me doing it anytime. >> you did a good job as always. i could see the show in los angeles. >> that's terrifying.
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i just assumed you weren't watching. >> well, not the whole three hours, but nobody does for the whole three hours. looked good and thank you so much for doing that. peter had the help of dan as always, good morning. >> good morning. >> and our videographer, there he is. president obama in the white house today, was on the road yesterday. man, he's going to be hitting those swing states, boom, boom, boom boom, boom a couple of times a week. yesterday was virginia, started off in florida where the crowd sang happy birthday to him. tomorrow i guess the president's birthday, and he said he will be all of 51. >> i'm going to be 51, but michelle says i don't look a day over 50. >> and the president said here's what i want for my birthday. >> a win in florida wouldn't be a bat birthday present. >> winning florida would not be
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a bad birthday present at all. winning florida virginia, ohio, pennsylvania colorado, north carolina nevada. >> that's a blowout birthday party. >> now we're talking. that's a blowout birthday party in deed. >> stan culendar, from corvis communication. he'll be here less than a home run hour from now. mitt romney steps in it again with his tax plan. but first. >> on this friday, making news today, is the day to take a stand against chick-fil-a's stand against same-sex marriage. >> i'm heading there for lunch today. steve and i are going to lunch at chick fill eight. >> sure, yeah. >> it's called national same sex
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kiss day where people should go into a chick-fil-a restaurant, kiss their partner and leave. >> you don't eat while you're there? oh i guess you don't want to patronize it. >> you can donate the approximate cost of a chick-fil-a meal to a group like glad. go to facebook.com/billpressshow. >> you go in, kiss and walk out? absolutely. >> anybody want to go with me today. >> you really are taking a stand here. man. >> speaking of kissing ryan lochte kissing a lot of women. if you like one nightstands he's the guy to be with. the olympic swimmer's mom with a tell all interview said her son is too busy to commit to a relationship because he's always on the go, just too busy to be
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in a relationship with one woman. >> mom mom shut the hell up. >> what are you doing here? >> he has too warm a heart to be -- you know what that means? he's a horny bastard. >> that reminds me of newt gingrich, i love my country so much. >> if my mom came out and national television and said i like one nightstands. >> i don't think we have to worry about your mom doing that. [ laughter ] >> record breaking night for team u.s.a. in the olympics yesterday. >> gore vidal said he had 1,000
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partners, mail and female by the time he was 19. >> contain just shove purel in my ears? a record breaking night for team u.s.a. lebron james and the gang beat nigeria 156-73. in a shorter amount of time than an nba matchup. olympic basketball games are eight minutes shorter than number basketball games. >> if it was a real nba game, they scored over 100 points by the third quarter. >> i'm not impressed. they beat nigeria? >> i mean, nigeria is known as the washington wizards of olympic basketball. [ laughter ] >> never mind. all right good, thank you dan.
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yes, indeed. a lot happening on the mitt romney tax front. this guy he can't get out of this mess that he's in. on a couple of fronts. first of all, harry reid got under his skin. he came out great senate majority leader, pointed out and doubled down yesterday that somebody from bane capital now a colleague harry reid said told him that the reason mitt won't release his tax returns is because there were a couple of years where he paid zero taxes at all. yesterday, harry reid was asked about this again and he didn't back down. >> if a person coming before this body wanted to be a cabinet officer, he couldn't be if he had -- if he did the same refusal mitt romney does about
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tax returns. >> good point. >> harry continues. >> so the word's out that he hasn't paid any taxes for 10 years. >> the word is out. >> let him prove that he has paid taxes because he hasn't. we already know from one partial tax return that he gave us he has money hidden in bermuda the cayman islands and a swiss bank account. that's in the partial year that he gave us. mitt romney makes more money in a single day than the average middle class family makes in two years. >> harry reid letting it all out there about mitt romney. and not releasing his tax returns. romney goes on, of course, you know, at any time, they just call up and say fox news, mitt wants to come on, so he's on hannity last night where i says that harry's got to put up or shut up. [ laughter ] >> what's that? can we have that laugh again?
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>> that's a sincere. [ laughter ] laugh >> put in the laugh track. [ laughter ] >> anyhow, that's how he starts. here he goes. [ laughter ] >> well, it's time for harry to put up or shut up. harry's going to have to describe who it is he spoke with because of course that's totally and completely wrong. >> no, no, no, no, no, no, no. mitt, you got it wrong. it's not for harry to put up or shut up, it's for you mittens to put up or shut up. harry can't answer this. the only guy that can answer it is you. you've got the obligation to release the tax returns just like your daddy did. as harry reid points out if he were a cabinet member, nominated to be a cabinet member, he could not get approved by the senate without releasing his tax returns. how can he expect to run for president without releasing his
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tax returns? there's only one way to prove it release his tax rushes. now, that's one problem romney had yesterday. the second problem is his entire plan for tax reform was exposed as being totally phony. it was exposed yesterday by a group called the tax policy center which is a project of the brooking institution and irving land institute. what mitt romney has proposed, he said he was going to reduce marginal tax rates by 20%. end the capital gains tax for middle income taxpayers and he could do all of that while not lowering the amount of money coming in to the treasury. he said he could do that because he was going to get rid of loopholes, even though he would not name one single loophole.
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the tax policy center took a look at this. they came out with a report yesterday that said what mitt romney is proposing is mathematically impossible, that it won't work, that it is all a total fraud, and they laid it out, and they indicated that all mitt romney would do is yes lower taxes on the wealthiest of americans and raise taxes on 98% of americans. that would be the impact of his tax reform. this is not the obama campaign, not president obama not debbie wasserman-schultz, this is the tax policy center. when this came out romney campaign said oh, this is just the results of some -- or the findings of some liberal think tank some liberal institution. well first of all during the
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primary, mitt romney referred to the tax policy center "as an objective third party analysis." that's what they provided, objective third party analysis. that was just a couple of months ago. today he is attacking them as some liberal group. he also said this finding was put together by a bunch of liberals. well, it is true that a former obama staffer by the name of adam looney is one of the three authors of this report, but one of the other co authors of the report is william gail, who was the staff economist on george h.w. bush's council of economic affairs and the tax policy center is actually run by a guy named donald marin a principle
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on george w bush's council of economic advisers. two key authors of this report or one co author and the head of the tax policy institute are george, daddy bush and george w. bush economists in their administration who have come out now to say that what mitt romney is proposing in terms of tax reform is mat mali impossible, total fraud raise taxes on 98% of americans and give the top 2% a tax cult. this is devastating for romney. devastating for romney and just proves that his tax plan was a fraud and mitt romney is a fraud. 866-55-press. and harry reid is right. that's what harry reid was told. the only guy that can fix this is mitt romney releasing his tax
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returns. 866-55-press. >> why does anybody believe that guy with a laugh like that particularly. >>you just think there is no low they won't go to. oh, no. if al gore's watching today... i.q. will go way up. how are you ever going to solve the problem if you don't look at all of the pieces? >>tv and radio talk show host stephanie miller rounds out current's morning news block. >>you're welcome current tv audience for the visual candy. >>sharp tongue, quick whit and above all, politically direct. >>you just think there is no low they won't go to. oh, no. if al gore's watching today...
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the real world and politics collide. >> will your next doctor be a robot. gavin newsom probes for answers on "the gavin newsom show."
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only on current tv. ♪ theme ♪ >> this is the bill press show. >> 24 minutes after the hour on this friday, august 3. did i mention it's a friday? ha ha! you know what we do every friday, go back and take a look at our favorite sound bytes of
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the week. dick that iny said panel was a big mistake. sarah palin fires back. >> your response to dick cheney? >> well, seeings how dick, excuse me, vice president cheney never misfires, then evidently he's quite convinced what he evidently read about me by the mainstream media having been written what i believe is a false narrative over the past five years. >> evidently. >> he characterized me as being a mistake. here's where the mistake would have been, greta. i believe it's had i not answered the call, i was honored to get to run for vice president. [ laughter ] >> what a lame brain. honest to god she just proves that dick cheney was right. it was a colossal mistake on sarah palin's part and she hasn't gotten any better over
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the last four years. oh, my god. tomorrow, president obama celebrating a big birthday. he's ready for it. >> i'm going to be 51, but michelle says i don't look a day over 50. [ laughter ] >> he's looking pretty good. looking pretty good, 51. back to dick cheney he not only said that picking sarah palin was a mistake he says that he and george bush, not barack obama, deserve all the credit for getting osama bin laden. >> number three. >> a lot of that intelligence that laid the groundwork for what ultimately led to the capture of bin laden came from the bush administration. >> yeah. it came as a result of doing nothing on the part of george w. bush. we lost gore vidal this week. we remember him among other things for a very spirited ugly debate on at-bats with william f. buckley, jr.
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>> it is a novelty in chick that is too bad that i assume is to the point of american democracy -- >> shut up a minute. >> the answer is that they were well-treated by people who as true sized them and i'm for ostracizing people who egg on people who shoot american marines and soldiers. >> you think of yourself. i'll only say that. >> >> let's stop calling them that and stay placid. >> he can go back to his pornography and go back to his illusion of the infantry in the last war. >> bill, i should apologize. i accidentally played the tape of you and novak from crossfire. >> we had many spirited debates.
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i never called novak a nazi. >> finally, president obama watching the olympics. >> i do not understand how on this low balance beam, you're flipping around. i don't get that. i can barely do a somersault. >> the next time i see president obama going to get on marine one, wouldn't it be nice if he did a series of somersault all the way to marine one. >> mitt romney can do a hell of a flip-flop. >> it's the bill press show.
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her unique mix of comedy and politics to current tv. >> it's like a reality show, they're just turning cameras on and we just do our thing. >>politically direct to me means no b.s., the real thing, cutting through the clutter. i'm energized to start my show everyday because it's fun, because i care about what's going on in this country, rather than some sort of tired banter it is actual water cooler talk it's the way people really talk about these issues. we've always considered ourselves a comedy show. let me just say i am not ready for my close up. i think it's important to laugh. i think it will be exciting, because you can't script three hours of radio. what is going on? i can't tell you how many times right wingers call the show and say, "i don't agree with anything you say, but your show is funny as hell." the only thing that can save america now, current tv. can i say that?
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>> 33 minutes after the hour now. the full court press on this friday august 3, the numbers are in the department of labor reporting 163,000 new jobs, 163,000 new jobs created in the month of july. the unemployment rate ticking up a little bit from 8.2% to 8.3%. in studio with us, stan colendar from the corvis group. you can follow him on line.
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stan, good to see you this morning. i'm glad you got the memo about the dress code. >> pass tell colors, too. these are very good numbers for the president. the general consensus is jobs would rice by 100,000 and even the most optimistic 125. to get it 163 is a big deal. the white house will probably be very happy about it. it shows positive momentum, the biggest number in about five months. as you heard with the other number unemployment ticked up at the same time. that shows more people are coming into the work force feeling a little better about looking for a job again. it's a enumerator denominator. >> this is total jobs created. >> right, private sector, public sector. >> and the most in the last five months, which indicates the economy is continuing to
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recover, maybe just a little faster pace? >> well, and going into the election, we've got three unemployment reports between now and the election, the last one coming out four days before the voting. if this kind of trend continues and it's an if, it will certainly be good news for the white house. i don't think there's any doubt about that, and especially given that we had an uptick in jobs, blowing the lid off what the economists were expecting, which by the way tells you don't listen to what the economists are expecting. if this continues and if europe cleans up its act just a little bit, that number will probably rise to over 200,000 as private sector starts to say we've got to gear up for increased demand. >> so good news for the country. >> right. >> good news for millions of americans, good news politically forebay. what does mitt romney say. >> he's going to focus almost certainly on the unemployment rate going from 8.2 to 8.3%.
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that's the on this thing he can focus on. again, you can look at that in a couple ways, one unemployment went up, two more people are feeling better about the economy and looking for jobs again. this is bad news for congressional republicans for all the reasons we've talked about or i've been hearing you talk about for the last half hour or so, if not the last couple of years. they've been relying on and part of their reelection strategy has been tearing down the economy and if the economy is getting better and people see it, this won't help the tea party at all. >> doesn't romney look at the 163,000 and claim that it should be more. of course, barack obama will say it should be higher, too but rom say it should be greater there should be more jobs created and the fact it's not is because of barack obama's policies. >> no doubt about it. he'll say if i'm president we'll have 250,000 jobs.
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no president can do that. >> that's what they said george bush could do, too because he was a businessman. >> businessman. right aband you know, during much of the bush administration, at least the last couple of years, jobs were failing by ridiculous amounts. the unemployment rate was really close to 8% when the president took over. it did go up to close to 10, but has come down since then. we've had many, many months now of continued job growth even if it hasn't been as much as you'd like. the stimulus plan, given the problems we had with the debt ceiling last year and uncertainty they created this year i'm not sure this jobs number is anything more than spectacular given the overall situation. europe is in a bad situation state and local governments are cutting back, corporations are ding cash and trade isn't helping much and consumers aren't buying anything unless it's an apple product or something like that.
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this is showing positive growth at a time when growth is difficult to come by. >> you know, i'm sure, and i'll be down at the white house in a couple of hours the president's making a statement this morning about the need for congress to make sure that 98% of americans don't get a tax increase at the end of the year, you know he's going to talk about these job numbers and i know what he's going to say. he'll say this is good news, but we have to do a lot more. i mean, that's the only position he can take. >> it's also. >> he'll crow, we've got it, we're there every achieved it, recovery's done. >> he cannot put up a mission accomplished sign. he absolutely can't do that, because one mission hasn't been accomplished. 8% is not acceptable and we have to get it down further. you've got to do it in a way that's responsible and it's going to take slow and steady growth.
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>> the secretary of labor will be here, we hope, it looks like for sure monday. she has been for the last few months every monday after every jobs reported to talk about this. stan is with us right now economic expert from corvis communications. stan on this whole -- here's what i don't understand. why don't the democrats starting with president obama say 100 sect 3,000 jobs, glad to see that but think how many more jobs, more americans would be getting jobs if congress, if house republicans had only passed, for example that infrastructure construction highway bill, right? boom. or if they'd only passed that bill that i called for forgiving more money to states for teachers and firefighters and cops. >> even the farm bill. >> or the farm about him.
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>> does anybody not think the farmers are going to be laying off workers? let's be honest about this. >> one of the reasons that the job numbers are so low i think is because every single jobs bill has been shot down by these republicans in congress. you can draw the line between this bill and this many new jobs. >> let's go back to the original stimulus bill back in 2009 when republicans insisted it be much, much smaller than most economists said it needed to be. >> and he only got three republican votes in the senate, none in the house as i recall from the stimulus. >> it was way way listen to paul klugman it needed to be twice as big. >> right. >> politically they may be asked for more than they thought they were going to get but your point is correct. the question about why the white house isn't making more about this, trying to pin the blame more on them is an interesting one from a communications standpoint. i'm a partner in a public relation firm, that's my day
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job, except when i'm here obviously. the white house strategy seems to be not to go that negative. always has been. the president from the beginning said he wanted to set a different tone in washington at a time when the other side wasn't letting him do that. the other side accusing him of being the most partisan. >> i accuse him of being the most hopelessly bipartisan, since he really did try. he spent two years trying to do nothing but have meetings with john boehner. >> all they did was stab him in the back. >> i agree with you. >> i think he ought to pin the blame on them now ask john boehner why it's not any better. >> their answers going to be because we need to cut taxes more their answer to curing cancer making sure it rains in the midwest. one of my complaints is the administration hasn't used its
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cabinet members enough. they've got astoundingly good people in cabinet positions and they should be out there talking about this. the secretary of education should be out. the only secretary cabinet members we hear from more often or pinetta. aren't you happy to hear harry reid was playing hard ball? >> i was going to ask you about him. you read my mind. >> i've been hear once before. >> we're here to talk about jobs, but it seems to me harry reid is on to something right? now, i don't think harry reid would be saying this. i know harry pretty well, if someone had not in fact told him this. >> right. >> if anybody can clear up whether or not mitt romney paid zero taxes, there's only one person right? it's not harry reid. >> instead web turns around and says to reed, you put up or shut up.
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put up what? you want me to tell you my confidential source, but i'm not going to show you what would absolutely prove this. that's another misstep communication-wise. however some people think his trip to europe was communications wise, it was a disaster and he's starting to show he's not ready for prime time as a communicator. he's clearly trying to hide something. he had to have made the decision a long time ago i'm going to run for president not be a private guy anymore. >> it's astounding to me that the washington post this morning, the title is something like mitt's marvelous adventure or something. >> in europe. >> overseas. >> if that was a marvelous successful public relations and political tour, right god, i would hate to see an
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unsuccessful one. >> did you say you were astounded with him saying that? he was going to come up with something positive. his story was about it's a foreign policy success. his problem i think is that this wasn't designed to be a foreign policy success because a candidate for president doesn't design foreign relations poles. >> for the author, it was a success, because he said bomb iran and if israel does, i'll support it. >> so much to talk about. those new job numbers what do you think? good news on the jobs front. we've had too many months of saying well, it's going to get better. well, this is a month we can be very pleased with. 163,000 new jobs in july. we'll be right back on this friday morning.
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♪ theme ♪ >> this is the bill press show. >> 12 minutes before the top of the hour acknowledge friday morning, august 3. stan colender is with us in studio. we're talking jobs and the economy, and tax returns with that we'll get back to our conversation and take your calls at 866-55-press. here's another story from network world.com. i'm always looking for stories about identity theft. a major internet corporation
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(#18)356-5967. >> can we really do anything about this american economy as long as europe is still fumbling along up in the air in the euro shock. >> peter can you play that. >> what does mitt romney say about releasing his tax returns. [ laughter ] >> one more time, peter please. [ laughter ] >> doesn't that sound like jack nicholson playing the joker? >> it totally does. so europe is -- >> did you ever see a candidate more uncomfortable? >> no, but you notice, america seems to be responding to that, that is over the last week or
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so, his negatives have gone way up and positives have gone way down. >> oh, you mean responded to it in the sense turned off by it. >> exactly right. it's having the exact opposite impact obviously of what he wanted to have happen. >> it's just something to me that's not real or genuine about him. i don't think he can relate to anybody other than his fellow one percenters at all. >> i'm told that one-on-one, he comes across differently but like many politicians, you put him out in front of a big audience they don't relate well unlike president obama who is very likable like bill clinton was, you just like the guy. >> i only met romney once and i have to tell you i found him stiff as a board. really, it was like talking to -- >> did he know who you were? >> i don't know if he did or not. it was like talking to cardboard. it was at the white house correspondent's dinner. it was awkward.
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he's awkward. >> to get to your question, the euro is the biggest trading zone to the united states. they buy more of our stuff than anybody else does. that's a real problem. if they're not doing well, it hurts the american economy pretty substantially, more than the chinese or typical ones you tend to think of. in addition, while a lot of the moan owed by the government is owed to european banks european banks in turn owe a lot of money to american banks. given the interdependence of those kind of things it would be hard for anybody to make the case that's what happening in europe doesn't have a financial impact. one of the basic inputs, g.d.p. is trade. if our biggest trading partner has got a cold, in this case the flu or maybe pneumonia we've got a problem. in some respects, barack obama is the unluckiest president.
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he walked into a bad situation. >> we didn't know how serious it was. >> that's true. we didn't know how bad it was when he got in there but then he got our biggest trading partner having the severe problems not to mention continuing problems with the financial sector and those types of things. >> then, he has a congress whose number one goal is to deny him a second term, therefore will oppose anything and everything that he puts up. >> that's not opposition, that's the republican leader in the senate saying that directly. >> exactly. stan great to see you. coming on a very big day jobs 163,000 new jobs created in july. celebrate some good news for once. thanks. >> anytime. >> i'll be back with a parting shot. >> this is the bill press show.
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♪ theme ♪ >> the parting shot with bill press. this is the bill press show. >> on this friday, august 3, my parting shot for the day, karl rove is upset over the latest ads the obama campaign is running against mitt romney, accusing romney of sourcing jobs to china outsourcing money to a swiss bank account. that's unfair, karl rove says and is accusing obama of running the dirtiest campaign in our lifetime. there's only one thing wrong with that. everything barack obama is saying is true.
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as head of bane capitol romney did outsource thousands of jobs and park a lot of his money in a swiss bank account and romney did file documents with the s.c.c. identifying himself as c.e.o. of bane. that's not negative campaigning. that's telling the truth and telling the truth is not dirty politics. secretary of labor will be with us monday. it's friday, august 3. don't forget go to a chick-fil-a today kiss your gay or lesbian partner and walk out without paying. have a great weekend. we'll see you back here on monday.
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